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  • What is the Pathway to a Career in Graphic Design?
    for graphic design Certificate programs can sometimes be completed in just a few months of intensive technical study A wide range of industries including advertising publishing and design employ graphic designers Once you become a graphic designer you will need to plan and create images with broad public appeal Graphic designers must be able to crank out an array of visual and virtual images for advertisements book covers magazines logos Web pages signs and brochures all by creatively manipulating elements of color photography illustration animation and layout techniques Computers are used more and more often to assist with image design The mind of the computer and very sophisticated software can help to select color and artwork fonts and photography as well as sound and other elements to give clients the design of their dreams Designers are often asked to create charts and graphs for magazines or to work with copywriters for advertising text All work is generally sent up to a supervisor or directly to the client for acceptance or rejection of the work Graphic designers can choose to work for a company or to become independent contractors An independent contractor or freelancer works from a home office or private studio The project fees or hourly remuneration may be greater than with a company but the work may be more sporadic and they receive no company benefits package Many pressures come along with the independence of running your own shop such as finding and pleasing clients Hours can extend into long nights and weekends when deadlines have to be met and projects have to be finished to see needed income Still for dedicated and driven graphic designers the creativity independence and excitement of new challenges everyday are worth the struggle Share this Facebook Twitter Google LinkedIn Email Filed Under Design

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  • What Is the Job of a Professional Web Designer?
    and integrate a modern Web site The way a site is designed is partially determined by the technical workings of the Internet Consequently an insider s knowledge of the workings of search engines Web browsers and servers will complement the skills a professional designer uses to create a Web site Most clients rely on the designer to have the Internet savvy to make their site more functional Graphic design is another basic skill for many Web design professionals The aesthetic appeal and layout of a site can be just as crucial to its success as the content and functionality Clients are very concerned with the image of their company and want their Web site to project that image perfectly It is up to the designer to give a Web site the look and feel that will convey the precise image that the client desires A professional Web site designer is often in charge of creating the entire site including the written content He may do the writing himself or contract it out to a professional copywriter The written copy cannot be an afterthought and must be of high quality as it provides the information that the whole site is built around To further enhance a user s ability to find use and derive information from the site the writing must be content rich clear concise and complete with clickable hypertext and SEO keywords The nature of the content for the Web site is generally determined by the client The one constant in any high tech industry is change so adapting on the fly and keeping up with current software technology and even artistic trends is a part of the life of a professional Web designer They also have to keep up with changes in audio video animation and any method

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  • The Single Biggest Website Mistake Ever!
    is you Because you designed it for your needs and not your audience but the worst thing is that the visitor who was just on your site has gone to your competitor sorry about that So what is it that visitors do care about When someone is surfing the web with purpose their ultimate goal is to solve a problem either they require some information want to make a purchase be amused or be part a group or community They will fit somewhere into one of those sections and if you can t help them find the solution they will just move on to the next website that can Does your site solve that problem More often than not it will not be suitable Don t get me wrong there are plenty of very good websites but the majority just don t help me solve that problem So if you can take anything away from this post take this Does your website solve a problem If it doesn t then do something about it and you never know your web success might be just around the corner Have your say I want to know what you think is the biggest website design mistake or what you think about this post Share this Facebook Twitter Google LinkedIn Email Filed Under Design Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked Name Email Website Comment Notify me of follow up comments by email Notify me of new posts by email Recent Posts Maximizing Your Online Marketing Presence and Profit Building Buzz About Your Business Driving Customers in the Right Direction The Benefits of Improving Your Findability and Web Services Your Current Internet Strategy and How to Improve It Useful Resourses How To Setup A Website

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  • 5 keys to building the perfect corporate app
    mobile OS However you will need to build each platform as a separate app to avoid issues when testing the product out It is much simpler to test one app at a time than to try to figure out where the bug is while running the app on three platforms at once Have A Strategy Don t build an app just to have one Have an end goal in mind whether it be to provide information or entertainment or to be a service based app If you don t have a reason for building the app you ll find it to be a waste of time You need to ask if the app will actually benefit your company Have A Budget Every app is different so there is no way to get a ballpark figure The best thing to do is plan out a budget of how much you can afford to spend then find a developer who can work on that spending plan Check The Laws Before you spend the money developing your app make sure that its features and functions are fully legal It would be a huge waste launch your app only to find it must be taken down because doesn t fall within the legal guidelines Find a lawyer who understands Internet law and ask him after all the price of a consultation is probably much lower than that of a fully developed app Share this Facebook Twitter Google LinkedIn Email Filed Under Design Tools Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked Name Email Website Comment Notify me of follow up comments by email Notify me of new posts by email Recent Posts Maximizing Your Online Marketing Presence and Profit Building Buzz About Your Business Driving Customers

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  • The Single Biggest Website Mistake Ever!
    is you Because you designed it for your needs and not your audience but the worst thing is that the visitor who was just on your site has gone to your competitor sorry about that So what is it that visitors do care about When someone is surfing the web with purpose their ultimate goal is to solve a problem either they require some information want to make a purchase be amused or be part a group or community They will fit somewhere into one of those sections and if you can t help them find the solution they will just move on to the next website that can Does your site solve that problem More often than not it will not be suitable Don t get me wrong there are plenty of very good websites but the majority just don t help me solve that problem So if you can take anything away from this post take this Does your website solve a problem If it doesn t then do something about it and you never know your web success might be just around the corner Have your say I want to know what you think is the biggest website design mistake or what you think about this post Share this Facebook Twitter Google LinkedIn Email Filed Under Design Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked Name Email Website Comment Notify me of follow up comments by email Notify me of new posts by email Recent Posts Maximizing Your Online Marketing Presence and Profit Building Buzz About Your Business Driving Customers in the Right Direction The Benefits of Improving Your Findability and Web Services Your Current Internet Strategy and How to Improve It Useful Resourses How To Setup A Website

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